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Panel Discussion on the Future of International Higher Education in China

News / February 10, 2021
On December 26th, a group of American university center directors gathered at the Yale Beijing Center to discuss the future of international higher education in China. Josh Cheng, SCPKU Executive...
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Task Force at FSI Focuses on Racial Equity

Q&A / February 9, 2021
Since its creation in the summer of 2020, the Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Task Force has been addressing the ways in which systemic racism manifests at Stanford, at FSI and in the study...
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Mary Goldstein's CDS System at VA Palo Alto Health Care System

News / February 9, 2021
Mary Goldstein, an expert on evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, gets recognition for her work from the 1990s — a knowledge-based clinical decision support (CDS) system still serving the VA...
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India Should Prioritize a Denial Strategy in the Indian Ocean

Commentary / February 9, 2021
The stand-off with China in the Himalayas has raised a broader debate about India’s strategic outlook.
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Journey into the World of Entrepreneurship: Stanford e-Hiroshima Guest Speakers, Risa Ishii and Takaho Iwasaki

Blog / February 9, 2021
Stanford e-Hiroshima is an online course for high school students in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, that is sponsored by the Hiroshima Prefectural Government. Launched in fall 2019, it is offered by...
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Staying Current

Blog / February 9, 2021
An Investigation Into a Suspended Facebook Network Supporting the Leader of the Palestinian Democratic Reform Current
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Task Force at FSI Focuses on Racial Equity

News / February 9, 2021
Since its creation in the summer of 2020, the Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Task Force has been addressing the ways in which systemic racism manifests at Stanford, at FSI and in the study...
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George Shultz, Statesman and Stanford Scholar, Dies at 100

News / February 8, 2021
George Shultz, a former U.S. secretary of state and Stanford University scholar who wielded profound influence on American public policy, died Feb. 6.
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Democracy Challenged: Donald Trump, Min Aung Hlaing, and Indonesia

Commentary / February 8, 2021
Southeast Asia Program Director Donald K. Emmerson compares responses across Southeast Asia to the February coup in Myanmar and reflects on the parallels and differences between the state of...
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Foreign Policy: China Will Run Out of Growth if it Doesn't Fix its Rural Crisis

News / February 8, 2021
Chorzempa & Huang write on China's rural human capital crisis stating that "no country with China's vast education and public health problems has ever broken out of the ranks of...
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COVID Cases Finally Are Falling. Experts Worry Variants Could Erase That Fast

News / February 6, 2021
Coronavirus variants are spreading in the United States, threatening to spark yet a new surge. Is there a good defense? NPR health correspondent Rob Stein talks to CISAC Senior Fellow David Relman.
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A Better Bureacracy Can Close the Gap Between Defense and Commercial Technology

Commentary / February 5, 2021
As it is currently organized, the U.S. government is ill-equipped to deal with the growing number of national security challenges that exist at the intersection of commercial and defense technology...
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Blue Food Assessment featured in The Economist Blog

News / February 5, 2021
In an article recently published in the Food Sustainability Index, a publication of The Economist, Blue Food Assessment co-chair Roz Naylor emphasizes the need to develop comprehensive food policies...
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‘A question of survival’: Canada and the Rapacki Plan for the denuclearisation of Central Europe, 1957–59

Commentary / February 4, 2021
In 1957, Poland proposed the Rapacki Plan for the denuclearisation of Central Europe. While North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) members attacked the initiative, Canada viewed it as a means to...
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E2EE Workshop Series: Call for Papers and Participants

News / February 3, 2021
Balancing Trust and Safety in an Encrypted World: A workshop series from the Stanford Internet Observatory
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U.S. and Russia agree to extend limits on nuclear arms

News / February 3, 2021
The U.S. and Russia on Wednesday extended the only remaining treaty that limits the deployment of nuclear weapons. But did the agreement go far enough? Rose Gottemoeller, a distinguished lecturer at...
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Health Signals Increase Preventive Care, Improve Health Outcomes for Individuals at High Risk of Diabetes, Evidence from Japan Shows

News / February 3, 2021
Among the general population, however, researchers including Asia Health Policy Program Director Karen Eggleston find no evidence that additional care improves health outcomes.
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Don’t underestimate Russia’s capabilities, influence on the global stage, says Stanford scholar

Q&A / February 2, 2021
While some may think Russian President Vladimir Putin has played a “weak hand” in the card game of global politics, it’s important to remember that a weak hand in poker can be a strong hand in bridge...
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China-US Education Prospects, Where Is the Current Road to Studying Abroad?

News / February 2, 2021
On January 26, Tang Ning Reception Hall hosted a discussion on "China-US Education Prospects, Where Is the Current Road to Studying Abroad." The event was simultaneously webcasted on...
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Kimi Takagi, A Trailblazer for Women’s Education in Modern Japan

Blog / February 2, 2021
“It is said,” a Japanese social theorist and educator, Yukichi Fukuzawa, wrote in his best-selling book An Encouragement of Learning (1872–76), “that heaven does not create one person above or below...
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Biden Administration Must Find Ways to Both Cooperate with and Constrain Putin Regime

Q&A / February 2, 2021
In the first of a two-part Q&A, FSI Deputy Director Kathryn Stoner discusses how Joe Biden’s foreign policy in Russia is a departure from the Trump administration.

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